At the end of the week, we bring you a roundup of visitors to the desert's own Fourth Avenue Jail. To be considered for our Maricopa County mugshots of the week, get arrested, strike a pose, and we'll take care of the rest.This week, we've found that it can always get worse -- especially when it com ... More >>
Some dude or lady in Fountain Hills is about to meet a lot of long-lost relatives and reunite with friends they haven't spoken to in years, because that person is now very, very wealthy.A store in Fountain Hills sold one of the two winning tickets for the $579.9 million Powerball jackpot, and at the ... More >>
Hilyard ScottThe man who attacked state Representative Frank Pratt earlier this year -- and then bragged about the beating to police -- pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of kidnapping.Hillyard Scott, 34, initially was charged with one count each of aggravated assault, kidnapping, robbery, bur ... More >>
Scottsdale Police DepartmentThis guy stole an $86,000 Rolex from a Scottsdale jewelry store. If you know him, call the cops.If you happen to know the man pictured to the right, and he's wearing a shiny new Rolex, call the cops -- it's stolen, and it costs a hell of a lot of money.According to the ... More >>
In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:
Hilyard Scott bragged to police about the attack on state Representative Frank Pratt.The man believed responsible for the Christmas Day assault on state Representative Frank Pratt has been indicted by a Pinal County Grand Jury on various charges, including kidnapping and aggravated ass ... More >>
Hilyard Scott got ripped off -- after allegedly ripping off (and beating the crap out of) Representative Frank Pratt.Hilyard Scott, the dope arrested Tuesday in connection with the Christmas Day assault of state Representative Frank Pratt, may want to get a price check on the cost of a Rolex -- t ... More >>
Frank Pratt's expected to be released from the hospital today following a Christmas Day attack and beating of the state lawmaker in his Casa Grande business. One of the weirdest details in news coverage of the weekend beating of State Legislator Frank Pratt, a Republican from Casa Grande, wa ... More >>
Gary Koh Underneath the giant disco ball, amidst the vast, multi-level interior awash in funky jazz music, next to the rows of clear glass vodka bottles backlit in cool hues of volcano red and electric blue, Gary Koh tends bar. For three years, he's been a familiar face at Blue Martini&nbs ... More >>
Photo from Kane/Wireimage.So last night, Carnegie Hall was the place to be. Rolling Stone wrote a review of a star-studded benefit for the Rainforest Fund that included Sting performing a Fine Young Cannibals cover, Elton John doing an over-the-top rendition of Madonna's Like a Virgin, and the fi ... More >>
Please sir, may I have some more? Once upon a time, when I was a broke-ass college student living on bagels, instant ramen, and cheap Chinese takeout in the upscale culinary wonderland that is New York City, I got a taste of the good life -- literally -- when an old high school friend called m ... More >>
Judge Thomas O'Toole made tough-talkin' Andy Thomas a loser, but sounds like he's a big chicken, too?
Chappelle returns with a raucous Party
Bad remake of an awful show
A hot Jett and a sweaty Kreme kick it with Power 92.3's JX3 at his Hard Rock B-day bash
Daniel's Italian Cuisine
Even after catching the big unit's masterpiece, Robby Hammock still marvels that he's made it to the show.
PIR host high-performance speedsters
Between The Rock and a hard place, The Rundown isn't so bad
Rowing in the desert? Tempe junior crew is leading a boom in this traditional Ivy League sport.
A Little Deeper (Interscope)
A ragtag group of Valley janitors says a local maintenance company needs to come clean with how it does business
Jim Jarmusch brings new tricks to samurai-themed Ghost Dog
Phoenix Studio 54 -- soon to be a favorite hangout of lawyers
New Age healer slays 'em--and plays 'em for all their worth
JODY "QUEEN OF THE HOUSE" MILLER IS BACK JTO RECLAIM HER CROWN
THE FORMER OAKLAND A'S PITCHER GOT ENTANGLED IN THE THEFT OF A MILLION-DOLLAR PICASSO. EXCEPT IT WASN'T A PICASSO.